|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 1999|
Daughter of Mike Sakash & Anna (Harvat) Sakash. Married George Washington Belk, July 4, 1935, in Peoria Illinois.
Betty was one of five children. She had two brothers, and two sisters.
Peoria Illinois would be the spot where Betty Sakash and George W. Belk would meet and eventually marry. The first time her husband saw her was when she was playing the piano at a revival tent meeting. She was a beautiful young woman who also played the organ, guitar, and sang. Later they worked together among the youth at the same church and began dating.
At first she told George that she would never marry a preacher. Her words fell flat to the ground when she later married George and became a Minister of the Gospel herself! I vividly remember in 1980 when I obtained my worker's papers through the minister mentoring program that Brother and Sister Belk conducted through Christian Assembly in Denver. Sister Belk said that she was so excited because I would be the first woman they would mentor in this area. That was meaningful to her since she had been a pioneer for women in ministry.
George and Betty did not have any children the first few years of their marriage. When they did, the first two children became their heartbreak. Donald Wayne died of double pneumonia four months after he was born. Their second son, Gary Lee, was stillborn. However, the Lord restored them through the birth of three more healthy boys that are alive to this day.
Betty was always so prim and proper wherever she went. She loved her children as they grew and welcomed the boy's spouses and many grandchildren.
Her journey with George, and her two sons that predeceased her, continues now in Heaven where sickness, sorrow, grief, and death is never allowed. She has found her "Peace in the Valley".
You can read more of her history by clicking the spouse link to Rev. George Washington Belk.
Michael Sakash (1869 - 1956)
Anna Harvat Sakash (1883 - 1974)
George Washington Belk (1913 - 2003)*
Donald Wayne Belk (1938 - 1938)*
Gary Lee Belk (1940 - 1940)*
Helen I Sakash Bruemmer (1906 - 2000)*
Margaret Y Sahask Frosig (1909 - 1950)*
Paul Edward Sakash (1913 - 1983)*
John Joseph Sakash (1915 - 2008)*
Betty A Sakash Belk (1918 - 1999)
Crown Hill Cemetery
Plot: Blk 46 Lot 258 B2
Created by: Jolene Chapman
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73831011